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NO. 317. TiriTURHAY. KAN'SAfTnrTV. aimmi . "" ir. m,n,n;.; .T.7777 ,..,"" "V..'
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Browning. King & Go.Wedding
ii rays 10 uy rour boys
Nobody Questions the Quality of J
The Browning, King & Co. Clothing
It exceeds any shown in the city in Beauty, Style and
Variety. You are buying of the manufacturers when you trade
with us. You are not only absolutely safe in qualities, but you
arc protected in prices.
Our lines of Men's Sutts ami rurnlslilngs ucre never more complete than now.
Money hack, if you want It.
brownings-, zecihstg- & oo,
1101 and 110IJ Main and 11 Eleventh St.
Maidens contemplating mating can find the daintiest
Ilonncts, the newest Novelties and most becoming
large Hals to match up any costume and hundreds to
select from and to the maiden whose hopes are not
so bright, but ardently desires double bliss we com
mend our How Catching Bonnets, they have wings and
make the wearer look angelic; try one at $..oS or $5. 75
in lace, jet and (lowers. When he sees you wearing
it lie will want to be your domineering lord under the
name of your slave, and to ladies who have battled
with adverse fortune and an obtuse husband many
months or many years our Trimmed 1 Iats at $2.98.
S3 75 and s.1.50 will bring domestic tranquility to all
the ladies of Kansas City and surrounding towns,
come; we now have one thousand Trimmed Hats on
sale, . stories full of Millinery. Our new store with
tiling floor, 1006 Main Street.
Itlll'UIIMI'.X.SM MIMi lS AN
iisr 1:1.1.1:1 III.V llll. I..
("In Hum he would ronfi s, ninl romo
Hi ve that Julian roli It.
LOOK INTO BOODLE RUMORS.
ami i.svni: (lovnusim stiixi: to
i'Hom: ins eii.vitiii:s.
DR, TUBBS' ECONOMIC PLANS.
or 'i 111:
r.vv Tin: r.M'i:
FURNITURE& CARPET CO.
121(5 to 122 I Main Street
Kid Glove Ssle.
FINE GLOVES SLAUGHTERED,
wc will sell a 1 1
odds and ends in
stock. We will
cinriimi. tltf,,,. it-.
t'A$W reduce these brok
en luiui. bunic are slightly soiled
from display purposes but the ma
jority ate perfect goods. Wc have
divided these in two lots, as follows:
Consists or l-lmtton, S-liut-ton,
5 uul 7-liook and fi-but-
t,.u Illnrrllz in Olaeo and
Hncilo, neatly nil I'olor.s ami
black; sd,!es 5', 0T1 anil 0,
(also Misses' sizes), IlcKUlar
prion of these gloves $1 to
Comprises nn assortment of
lino qualities In black and
sprltiK shades, sl.es C',i to
7'i. lU'iiiomlicr these uio all
STRANGEAND GRUESOME STORY
Tlio 3tjf.liT.viif ",htt Ic-llit-lilppir" llrnuglit
ti Light li.v tin) Monster's
San rranclsco, April 21. Dr. Howard, a
London phvslcliin of considerable promi
nence, was the guest of William Circer Har
rison nt the lluhcmlan Club lecently. The
Kngllshman told a singular story to his
host and cached for Its correctness In
every particular. It related to tho mis
ter- of "Jnck-thc-ltipper," which the phy
sician declated was no longer a mystery
among the sclentlllc men of London, nor
the detectives of Scotland Yard. He said
that tliN assassin was a medical man of
high standing and euenslve practice. He
was married to a beautiful and mnl.iblu
wife and had a f.unllv. Shoitly before tbo
beginning of tho White Chnpet murders
in- tic.eiujifti a jiecuuur, ann 10 ms wire,
an explicable mania an unnaimal pleas
mo In causing pain. She grew so al.ii moil
that she became nfinlil of iilm and locked
herself nnil chlldten up when she saw the
mood coming over him. When he lecov
creil from the paroxisms and she spoke
to some about It he laughed lit her feats.
Then the White Chapel murders lllled I.oti
doii with hoiror The .suspicions of tho
wife weie arouse. I and as one assassination
succeeded anuthei she nntea witii h.utf.
bieakinK dread that at the peiiods when
these murders were supposed to have been
committed her husband was invariably
away from home.
At last the suspense and fear of tho
wretched wif became unbearable, and sho
went to a few of her liusliind's medical
friends, stated the case and asked their
advice and assistance. They called the
Scotland anl force to assist them, and by
addlnir one fact to another thu chain of
evidence pointing to the doctor as tho
ui.iiiui hi tin uiui uers necamo complete
I ho physicians visited tho murderer and
told him thev wlhed to consult him about
the remarkable case. The stated his own
In detail and asked him what should lie
uono under the elicumsiani'es. Hi leplled
that while the unmistakable Insanity of
the peron who could loinmlt these crimes
would save him Horn the halter, be should
ceitalnly be innllneil in a lunatic .ihiIiiiii.
i hen they told him that he himself was
'.. "'i V"" """ """ mi'se fearful
He declaied the Impossibility of the
.tion. but cnnriss.,1 ihnr nr i.-.
ears tin-re weie (,-aps In tho twenty-four
hours ot which he positively bad no lee-
?'" '"" '"' sain inni ne nan awakened
In bis looms as If from a stupor and
found blood upon his boots and stains of
blood upon his hands. He had also
scr.it. h. s upon his fate and his amputat
inif Knives had shown signs of use. t hoiieh
1k could not iec.ui h.ivlnu assisted at nny
XV,'""- Thr". ,lwt0" assure him
',"' I?.".'. co;i!',1, "' " ''"''' t his Men-
..V . wme i napei assassin. Thev
iiiiiTisn Titooi-i ivii.t, in; i.andhh
AT COIIIMO TO-DAY.
CUSTOM HOUSES TO BETAKEN,
ami iii;k roMMi:nei: xvttj in;
VIA'A) JIV A HLOCKADi:.
Mcmnt;tiii UIll Xnt YIHil hut Will AIIou
Jtrltlsh 'IrtHip d 'Inltn rniHHtoit In
tho llnpii of Ciililiit,- Atli'uliou
to thu JMcmruo DoclrhttN
tho in. mi. i
Lay In your season's supply now.
Louvre Glove Co.,
ioio flain Street.
i .hi an estenslve search ot his house. 1...I
ri ""' '""''I. found ample pi oof of mur
(lei, ninl the unluippv man whoso mind at
I I mi,Unt Vs ln.lts "onnallv elear co. -Ii
US ' . ,,0Bl,,, to '" lemovi.l from the
Si;1' Jj1 " and daiiKeious- monstei.
Iheucessai j pipers were made out and
, ., ,V,''0,"'1I',, 'uuiderer was committed
,, 'iVL.'"1"" V.iU"n '" a month or so
be lost all semblanc- of sanity and is now
the most lnu.ietnl.1.. and dauKerous mid
man conllned In the Institution.
IN DEFENS0F ROGERS,
Witm-si-s Testify 'I ,t , llll,,il,y Ac-
used Viis Nut Drunk us AlleKeiI
'.i lllveis Oci-ii-liiiis.
Topeka, Kni... April l.-(Speelal.) In the
jfre.it Jnif Investigation to-day tho detenso
held the bo.uds, thousli about noon tho
supply of witnesses ran out and an ad
journment was taken. Jirs. C. U. I'oote
Jli. Allen Hells nnd Colonel Outer, pio-
,....u. ul ,i. v-iieaieiiiciii Hotel, contra
dicted tho testimony of Attorney General
IXiwes. 1-". j, I'leniilUen nnd Chailey jrat
i",..as ','? i1'" co'i'lltlou ot senator Itocers
In tlu illnlni,- room of the hotel upon an
ocoaslou aliened In tho lompl.iltit They
,iV,' ,','.-"'',"" ""u, "'" ben-ilur was nut
iliunk. 'I ho propiletor of the Cieameiy
lestaurant was nisi, of in,, opinion tl-it
the senator was sober on tin. occasion of
tho nililnlK hi supper the.e. A n.i.nb'.r ,.f
." iti lnhLni! yls '"IU'. lK'e" Pale'l tho
city to testify .is to tho senator's behavior
J i llll? tho ate session of tho eKs . t.ui
tind Ihoy will o uu the stand tu-nior ow.
All shades and
NORMAN & ROBERTSON,
AND OUARANTiM OF TITLf. I
Icllipbgut 8038. JO Kill 6tk HU
('barters Insuiil In Various Coiueriis Uv I.,..
l'rlllr) nf htate.
lopewa, jas., .prll l'l.-(Hpecial.) Tho
rullaniiih cluuteis have been Hied with
tho secretary of statu;
Tho Argentine Cornet band, of Arson
tine, W mulatto county. Capital stock,
V?1.. "llectoiH, William Muliuoiw. James
.MctleoiKc. Abo Williamson, .1. 1". wportt
ne. J,. .VI. lll.icker and i:, V. Hum.
,.'" '.'"'-'l il'd rihlppliiB Assik liitlon, of
ijieat llend, llaiton luiinty, Oanltnl stock
llo.Ooo. illrectois, O. A. Hinlth. I '. M, " ,ti
sell, 1). J, .Nun ion. Henry ,S, IJviivtt. I J. T.
AriiiHtionir, Jiicoi. ltlninier. A. Vlcolct
Ut-urKu Il.il t una J. J. AlcljullUn. '
ho Amity l.ana Company, or Kansas
f"Ui !; Capital sock. UuM. nirectoi-s
l. Is HulchlUKS, 1). r, HutchluKs and V
I!. lUinhuit. of Kansas City, IC.is.j K, N
fluler.ot .Now ioik, mid S. J I, tlraves, of
Ihl Wlllillr C'iiiiiiiiIIh hlllilile,
Mpuml City, Kas.. April 2l.-(Hpeclal.) IM
Wilbur, a inlddle-uucd unmaiiled man.
stopplnif about six mile nortlAvest of ihli
city, tominltted suiUdo last iilKht by tak
fnir moiiihint. t.i.n iinlfimiun ....I.. i.
should bo despondency over falluro to llnd
WashlnBton, April ;i Hvaet oinclal In
formation has been leceivtd as to (lre.it
Hritalirs bellli;eicnt stips in NicmiiKU.i,
lltltlsli tioops uio to bo lamleil at Coilnto.
The custom houses uio to bo occupied by
tho Ibitlsli roices, nnd lltltlsli olllceis aiu
to eeielsu tho functions of collectois of
customs. At the tame time XIcui.ikuuii
local commerco is to be oilppled by a
The limit of time- allowed Xlraineua to
IlM expires to-nionow (.Tliursduj), ami
tbo blockade, landing of tioops and BeUuro
of custom bouses Is to beln Immediately
There is i;ood reason to bcllevo that Nic
aiaKiiti Is not likely to jleld, but will allow
i.iiiisu tioops to occupy Corlnto In onln
that ionspi niiiiH atleiuloii may bo Uiavvn
to vjluit is leK.irdeil by .McaniKua as an In
vasion ot tho Mumoo doetilnc.
Coilnto is the best poi t ot the Central
American states on the i'.iclllo cuast. It
Is most impoitaut to N'Iciii.ikiiii, as It Is
.in- it i mums ui t.ie line or tne tential
l.ulioad. It Is . i veiy old place, and was
lormeily Lallcd Itaelejo. Tluio Is a ilci.th
ot clKhtcen feet of vvaier in the Iiail.ur at
low tide llitvvciu tin' Island of Canlon
nnd tho point of CustalioiKs. thoiu Is a dau
Tho port of .San Juan del Sur Ins a har
bor of uvorane slu, ninl theio is sulllLiently
Kood iiucliuniuf. It Is iiiiiuk Willi sand,
however, and the entiauee is bccouilui;
choked, mnkliiff shlppliiR mure dlllli ult. S.iu
.iii.iii dil Sin- Is In coinniuuli iiilou with
l.nKi NiiMi.iKU.i by u in.icadiii.i load built
l.j tho Now oik and Callfoinla Tiansit
LOllllUliy. Coilnto is the lte..vl..sl Itnnmt
point In Xleuruffiiu. Tim Impoits then- ror
lii'iI-'O vvi'io li.Oini.suT,, while all impoits lo
other points did not ciuul $",h,ihj. it Is
evident ironi this why tho Inltlsb cliose
Corluto lor their strike. Almost one haK
of the Impoits at Coilnto are finni lip.it
III it.lill. tor that the ll.ltlsli ii-lni-i. m' H,,.
custom house will nsult In their recelvlns;
tho customs dins from lliitlsh men hunts
ships. Tb.' lliitish luipotis of vli-!U win
SJ.1.I...I.I.1; lllose of tllu I'lllti'd Suites cullio
second at l,l'..7,i"u, (In many, J1.0I.' iv";
Trance, 'jisjll The rest nf tho Impoit
tiude was with in IfthboiliiK Houth nnd
Cuitial American eoumilcs. The imports
of San Juan weio Jlts.SJ). As the Corlnto
impoits averatfo about ".0O.J mcnthlv, It
would not take Ionic lor (in, it llrltnln to
iipiuopii.tic me j,.i.i,ij liiiiemnity in mauilea.
The tin Iff lutes uio such that the Jil.uui;.
Sifi of imports in IKll Mi Idi d Jl,ir,S 11.1 lu
customs duties. .Most ot this was collided
at Coilnto. At this rato the lecUpts at
Coilnto would riiuli J7.".,0oil within tidily
dajs unless commerco was dlv cited to
It Is u slitulllcnnt fact the lamest pait of
.-.It-iU.IKiiil s IllieiKU iiei.l is jepi esellteil i.y
bonds held in London, and payable theio
In 1911 This fnicluu debt nifRicKUtes $.'.lik".,
".'T The London holdeis havo thus far le
colved tlielr lutcn-st on tho bonds veiy
promptly. If, however, Nlcaraitua Is etlp
j.led by the selzuro of her customs lecclpts.
It may unnt by a lalliuo to meet tho In
tel est on the bonds held In London Tho
illploniatlo repicseulatives of tbo Ccuti.ll
and South American republics are veiy
much disturbed by this Into leatuio nf the
c.iso (tbo ineetlnir ot bond nl.llttallous), lor
they fear It opens a vista of endless
trouble and nKitiesslon In the ti.lnie.
Their Idea Is Hint once flie.it llrltnln bus
been permitted without Interference to
collect this special Indemnity, she will avail
herself of tho excuso ottered by the falluro
of NIcnuiKlia to meet her Interest pay
ments on forelun debt to assume the task
of colli dim; this foiclbly In Uio same man
ner, notwithstanding the tact tint llin fail
ure may bo hrotiuht about l.j her own
se7Ure of tho custom receipts, which weio
to be uppllid to the payment of this In
terest. Of eouise, this would neeessltnto
urn occupation oi i-orinio nuer inn orli;
luul Indemnity shall h.ivn been collected
which would oiilv add to the dlstiess of
NIcar.iKU.i, and. should she be then unable,
us seems likely, to meet this list ie.
mum!, tho occupation may bo pioloiiKed so
ludcllnltely us to amount to a permanent
ncciipitlou of the tcirltorv. This is tho
leasonlnit of the South Americans, and
they Hud Individual c.iuso for apprehension
lu the fact that almost alt of these little
republics owo sums of money to Huropcuu
bondholders' account of Interest or prlu
dual of national ib bts. ami thev- fear timt
for tho first time tho principle may bo laid
end. It is evident that our stm. .1. i.iriiu. nt
has not lost lKlit of tin, polbilltv for
tiVJ.. 1.9 t,r'-l"n., 'ms- I. . a lu cuisiiltji
!,. i,1"1 ""-..P'csldent an.) Hu .Vicir.iKunn
inlnlst. r on the subject, an. I it is bellevd
that he has In en uslnur I. s he it .m.rls i,,
!hJ'lViw ',l,l,f,,""t, 'a e.Mliin.fl bi liiiiinatlm;
th.it the Indemnity had In iter be paid.
BLOOD IN THE PASTOR'S STUDY
Another lllsrmiry In in,. Dnrint Vlurder
Cave I'olnllni; 'limnnl the
Itev. Dr. (ill.. nn.
Sin Trmclsco, Apiil 21.-v new discovery
In the Hurant case has linn made. When
the body of .Minnie Williams was found in
lhn.inuU church. In scntchlnK for traces of
tho murderer, the polko ami repoiteis
found a dark stain on the liner t !.... i ...
(lliHons iiilv.ite study, lo wlilih he only,
" J,f '' known, bad a key The police Wi'
f, e.',1 .',1',, """i1 V merely varnish and
have pal, I no further ntd iiiiun lo Ii. To
V'V,V,r' 'V1 'x"i"'' r. porter shaved
ore a poll lun or the suppos, .1 varnish si Ur..
ami a inicruseoplo evainin.nlini show.' I It
...... w,wi.i niveau or variusn. Tin m.iik
on the .loor looked as if It had be -n e iii-ra
i' !'","? .'l "e, cLolh ni-'lnsl it, mil was
about elKhteen lnchts fiom the do ir. The
supposition Is that tho uiurd It Kolinr
!! V'.' f!",1iv, or. ''tteuiptum- to iiuir li,
I uiisiii'ii his bloody clotlns aualnst tl.o
ww' "uu ii-ii ine si nil.
i' I'ropo.cs In .Make the ("oil 1)11 ln..rit
t.r mid st. Louis i;t,l.n ('oiniuUbin
it .-iil.irb-tl mil, dil., 'I Itti4 diiv.
IllK .VltiM) Tlii.usilliils I'ro-
n i dint; lu the .seiiute.
I'uiunt i.assid ,t ,lUct ni?ht. and when
he emeud .llldire Oniipju s , onrt loom this
moinlni; he appeared refresh -r and vv.i-. as
srlf-compos, ,1 us ,-ver. H- conversed wita
111- attorae.vs eurnes'ly.
.Mis. Amelia Voy lestll! 'd tint JlKs Will
iams i aiiie to her housp un the afternoon of
the minder ami lett nlraut a o Iocs, alone.
mi.; vVV,1"'1" "(,t i'1,laf"d to tell whue
.Mis Williams vviib Ruing:.
.Mis. Voy ideutilled-rnc clothes worn by
the dead Klrl vvlien she left the nvise nr.il
which vveie found on tho mur.li re I Klrl.
Adolnh Hobs, nf .itkl irnl, t. stt Hit .1 tli.it
.e- ji.iu w-i-ii jruraiii ai .no r -ri .- April IJ In
ii.niiuny with n .vouii),- li,v small, i lhan
liliusi if. she woie a tape.
I jr. cilbson, Hie next wliness, i pone In a
loud lie ir voice. He ,., s, . uui.int
(.ood I ilday nlcht at the CJulsilan Ihuleiv
ur in, puns- t Dr. voxel's Imme. lie
,'.'',"," '!", ""'ant came to ih" mei-iiuK about
'.10 n clock, after the con. Iiisiou ut lhe
liuslntss meetliiK. Inirint remiiiK.' iiiull
the luitj broke up. Witness ha 1 st, n iJu
i.int alone In the llbi.uy of in hurh
on .Much I.. VMtniss was ut the i hurt It
on the murnlne: that Up. bo ly of Jlis, Will
lams was lound. He heard a nnls- m ihe
.hiireh but did I'utliiMstlK.ite. lie saw .Miss
VVlllljms fill the bis. lime ... I.fu ,.,..
kuuvvledke .Muieh .' in 'ho riund ly m iic-nl
loom, win n she tol.l him she iv..s i.olnir
aw .iv anil b ule him uu i.l-bv. A new vvltn. ss.
Uennls Welsh, nn Alameda i ill, . man,
said he suv Kurani ..ml Vllss Williams to.
eetller 1.1 Alume.l.l nil i.ev Til ... . r.'.i. ..
liooni iwo VM'el.s pri.il lo I lie Ills IV
the. jolint,- Lull's l.odv In th clou f
.Tirfrinoii City, Mo., April 2t. (Ppcclnl.)
Tho liepubllcin house iroBrainiiio for to
morrow Is as follows: 1'lrst A coimnlt
teo will bo appointed to Invcs
tlK.ito ch.irues of boodllnc; lti tho
house. Second (inventor Htono will
bo lux lied to prove his charj;es.
Third Tho Tat um election bill will
ho passed. After tho passago ot
the election bill in tho house, the
deadlock between tho two houses on
kftislatioii will bcKln.
Tho session, despite tho hopes of a
few, is sure lo bo lengthy.
ses.lnti of the llouie.
The morning session lu tho house was
enlivened by a 1 lrue number of speeches
made upon points of personal privilege.
Colonel Cilsp devoted his best energies to
an hour's talk to the cilleries. Ho was often
applauded. His statesmanship seems to
ei.isp all subjects. He Is not alwavs ar
gumentative, but he Is always entertain
ing and wordy, ills speech ended with
stats lu tho house impty and tho Kallerles
iJr. Tubbs Introduce, 1 a resolution nsk
UK the gov ei nor to authorize the Kener.il
assembly to enact a law lixlnu salaries of
i oal oil inspectors. Dr. Tubhs- said that
by passing such a law the state would be
enabled to pay tho expenses ot tho extra
Tile resolution was as follows:
Whtreas, The appropriations made nt the
CLEVELAND LEAGUE MEETING.
I.'iikc nnd Import, nil
iiHHiiiiiuirH of n IliM,
I Iclil (Ivir Mlv, r.
Cleveland. O,, Apiil !l Secretary A. Tl.
Huniphny, of the .National la .iKUe of Ite-
publlem Clubs, Is In the city, lu conference
with the committee In ohurRo of arranue-
nieuts for the comlm; convention of tho
k.iKUo In Cleveland in June. Ho says he
is assuie.l that It will be the sieiUst and
most Impoit, int conuiitlnn oi n... i, ....,i.;
Jit held, for piosen; Intlleatiuns pni.it ...
imr'i BV. i " ''"'", "f, dek'K.ites ami via
tors. It his been di.lded to lutinduee an
Innovation at this convention In the shape
of one open s, son, at whleh free tlist m,.
slon on all pulitleal rpiesiions will be pi r
mllted. This It Is b.lleved, will fmulsli
an oppniiunltv for a lively nKut over (he
silver nuistlon. Iiitniiiiatltiu has been re
ceived to the effeit that a speelil tialn will
liu rent fiom Chltaifo A bn itloid or lie.
publlcins will nl-o come " irom Duliith.
Heiivir will send a ualnload of silver
boomeis. Thete will ubo bo a special train
fiom I'litsburir, on.- from Iowa with the
eel. brai.d Iowa stnto hind; nnother fiom
I.oulsvllle Nashville and Cincinnati; one
fiom l'hiladulphli and from Indiana and
still another Horn N. vv Voik. A special
boat will also be inn fiom ltn.rnin ..'!,,. i...
Vltatlons to nililress the entu nltn., l.o.a
alreadv been nceepted by ex-Semtor Warn.
or .Xllller. or New Virk; Hon J. M, Clark
son, of Iowa; .Mis. .1 mien roter of
Washington; (lovernor .M.-Klnley. Hon,
John Jl. Thiirslnn, of .Nebraska: ex-Uovern.
or Coraker. of Ohio, Hon. A 11. Cummins,
of lies Melius, ami Senator J. C iluirous
of Michigan. It Is also expected Senntors
Allison, Wnlentt and Tiller anil Chnuncev
Depevv will neiept the Invitations whkh
regular session of the
ttpi.il If they do not exceed thu estlmatid
levertuos ot the statu for the next two
Whereas, It Is undesirable to leave a
largo detlclt for tho next evnci.il assembly
to make good; and
Whereas, Tho expense which will neces
sailly be incurred by the convening of this
leclskiture lu extra session will render
such ilt licit inevitable unltss rome addi
tional sourco of revenues shall bo dlscov
Uheieas, This house did, at the regular
session of tills Ugislatute. pass bills re
nulrlii the excise t ommlsslouer of the cliv
ot SI Louis and the coal oil inpeetois o"f
the state to tut n tin ir Ins Into the state
treasury nnd pi milling salaries for those
ollleiis (whkh bills, howevei, were smoth
er' d in the commlttte luoms of a Ueniu
cratle senate); and
VVhcieas, '1 wi'nty-llve thousand dollars
per annum Is a conei vatlvc estimati of
Hie amount which would have gone Into
the levenue fund of the state mulir the
provisions of those bills had they been
enacted into I iws; and
Whereas, The levenuo which might be
detlvcd from these sources for the next
two jtars would, in all piohabillty, be sur
Ilelent to defiay the t xpenses of this ex.
truoidinury session of me Thiitv-Ughth
genei.il assemldj , thtieforn
Iti'solvnl, llv the house of representa
tives of the Thiit -eighth general nssem
l.lv of the state of .Mlssouti In oxtruoi
tlln.'iry session, that his i.xeellemy, the
gov ei noi, be retpiested to Issue a special
message confeiiing upon this legislature,
now loiivineil in extia session, Hit- powtr
to pass laws reuniting the exciso coininls
sliiner of the ,lty f St. l.ouis nnd the
coal oil inspectors of the stnto to pay all
their tees Into the state tieasurv ami to
provide tonptnsation tor those otllcers.
Itesolved, That the chief clerk Is hereby
directed to fuinlsh the governor with ,i
copy ot this lesolutlon.
'I bo Tatui.i lllll l.'epnrti .1.
1 pon the reconvening or the house In
the afternoon. Dr. Tubbs, chad man of the
committee on tie, lions, ftvoiahly icpoit.
ed the T.uum iketlun bill; also hoiiso bill
.No. .x lel.itlng to the powers and duties of
Judg.s of elet lions. This done, .Mr. Cilsp
i, 'Slimed bis spenh, which from lirst to
list consumed about tin,,) hours' time
He silt i ceded In arousing Hie animals and
pr.clpliate, a debaie w hit h lasti ,1 until C
p m this owning otheis had talked be.
lorn he s.iltl a wind, nt the morning sluing,
but the lurks were not loosed until i ven
Ing. lhe whole matter grew out of nn
suspicion as b, ing unduly Iniluenced by
Mr", I"1'?;.. '.' i(t "U'I"I", Jhnt tho author
... .... .,,,,,,-, ii iiis iinoiisiieii liar hn.f
.More III solllllo.l.,
Davltlsou, of .Marlon, oITi red a resolution
nncjil (he chntKcs or ti.iruptli.il made
against tlm house nn a lni.lv . as follows!
"Whereas, Numiious chaigis have been
tnade thtotlllh the licWsltunelH. ul.,1 br
..any Indlvliluals, tlmt many tiumbtts of
the 'Ihlrij.elKhih gencinl assembly have
nccpted and (ruv.P-i on nillruad passes
w die In the discharge ut ihrlr duties,
w lilt Ii, ir true. Is a violation ot tho until ot
olllce vvhlih they tool, when nvvum lu ns
inpinlieiH nf the leglslaiuie, and whlili
said iliargts lire f a seiious nature, nil
culattd to injnie the Hpubitlon of the in
nocent as well us the gulliv If tin m be
any guilty, then fore, lu Justice In the In
nocent nnd In lhe luleiest of the good
name ot tho Thirty-eighth general assem
bly, be It
"ltest.lv, 'tl, Thnl the speaker appoint n
committee of live members ot this house
with mil powers In sit during this session
nf this house, to send fur pallets and wit
nesses ninl make u full Investigation Into
said ehatges. nnd ii'iuut tbtlr llndlngs to
mis nousu at us earnest possible conven
ience." To this Mlnnlo, of Carroll, offered the fol
lowing "Amend bv Inserting also numbers
who have piucureil or uccipted fiee pusses
for members of their families: also to In-
vt'siigini' nun icpoit ine mimes or state or
llceis win, have ptocured or actcptitl free
passes for themselves or members of their
families or friends "
rending ronsideiatlon of the nmendment,
n minion was in. ule to tabln the lesolutlon.
The motion to table wan defeated by a tlc
Avery, of Lincoln, offered a substitute
for the entire matter, which, however, was
along the same lines
Atmstrong, of Henry, was speaking
against the lesolutlon on the grounds that
the statement that members bail ridden on
pistes wiii u chaigo not sustained, and
that In the ltsoluttou tin- charge was it
ferietl to ns a fact; thit to adopt the ies,s.
lutlou would bo to decl.ui' us tl lit- a rumor,
n mite matter of hearsay, when Speaker
llussell ntose lo a point of order that the
govtrnor's proclamation lecouvenlng tho
general nssemblv does not authorize Inves
tigations, nnil therefore Is not vvan.inteil
under the constitution. Inim, dlatelv. there-
foie, he waived his point nt ortlcr that the
Investigation might be had.
T.uuin, or St. Louis, Ihen ,pietloneil the
right nnd power of the house to appoint
live men to Investlgato the leinnlnder when
all nllko rest under a seiious ehirge, anil
all alike aie to be Investlgaiiil. Ho nskt-d:
"Who will investigate the live''"
Dr. Tubbs, rouktng in tin, last point of
older, wild- "It Is childish to say I lint this
house cannot Investigate the integrity of
Its meinbeis That right Is Inherent 111 nil
legislative bodies "
The house lulioiirneil until 10 o'clock to
moiiow morning without u vote upon the
lesolutlon However, something of tho
chniut'tcr will be adopted, and an investi
gation will be hail
The session In the scnalo during tho
morning hour was dull.
I'lesiilent (j'Mt'.irn handed down tho fol
lowing committee ui.i.oltitlueuts
it.uiio itis i.jm.iu, .vioiu.ii, i.ovo, ,,r
chiid. lJusche, o'ltiniiou, Wurdcman, Mc
("Untie, (Jisb Madison. Dunn, Monlsoy,
Vciter, Kcnnlsh anil Williams.
Labor Hi sic t it. Love, Walker, O'llnnnnn,
llusche, l'eeis, Dunn. Venter, Madison,
(lash, Lantustir. MiCllntlc, Kennlsli. Will
lams and D tv isson
Hlecllons Dunn. Madison. T.ove, Tunncll,
Moiton. l'eais. Lant'isier, Walker. Italian),
Ilasketi, Kline, Landium, Amelung and
Kansis Citv, Mo, April J., v
ThtrmomtUr uttttrliy Minimum, U; m.trl.
3lt-tt.it ii" tooi or the tcMUur tobctMUrl
dny, we'll .uivcji.s j)cr cent
off of the prices of all Din
ner aiul Chamber Sets,
stock patterns incTudedT
Think of it choice of any
Dinner or Chamber Set in
the house at three-fourths
price! IE very piece of China
marked in plain figures,
which a ch ild may read.
Our regular prices are
lower than the crockery
store prices; so think what
the prices are now that
they've been cut 25 per
NORA STREVIL ON THE STAND.
aillele publish, tl est, nl.iy in a Ht.
Piper, lu which a large number of
beis nro held up to publlo contemr
have be, n sent them. The committee to
day decided that C'ongrcsstu in lloutelle, of
Maine, should piesldo at tho bamiuot lo
bo t'lven tho vUltors,
4 -i ;...
J Underwear. '
X 1016 MAIN T. 1
J -H- "H-H--H-H--H--H-
Wo aro leatlnrs In sti.lo
ttcauty and Quality oft
Gents' Furnishings, T
Gallant seo our now.T
Spring Underwear, .1.
A LICENSE BUJN0 WEDDING,
'llioin.iH II, W It kes 1,11,1 m ,, kou, of Kiiu.
sas City, With Legal I't iinl.-lon in
AVld, Defer the ft ri llit.uy,
St. I.ouls, SIo., April 21. A inarrlieo li
cense was Issued Tuesday to Mr, Thomas
11. Wkltes, Jr.. son of Vice I'lesldcnt
AVIckes, of the I'ullinnii I'al.ico Car Com.
piny, and Miss Nannie J. Nelson, of Kan.
down and enforced, that a lluropenn gov- ' e:ia cll'. Uesflte tho possession ot legal
eminent may assume the collection of bucIi permission to niiirry. the joung peonlo
debts owing lo Its citizens ns Individual. iWlll not enter thu iiuitllmonlal stato until
and nor to tho llnropean nations, a doe- soiuo futuio date. This is on the statement
...uu iv, ne.. uiri nrwi l i.uniu 00 Iiariicu. ut tllu young 111.1.1 lllllist'll,
l.irly obnoxious If implied to somo of tho Tho fact that .Mr. Wlcke.s has not been
states of tho Ainerlean Union which havo 'a permanent resident of fit. Louis unit
defaulted In their debts to forelun bond, that his bildo-to.bo conies fiom another
holders. ..... ... city cavo Krouiui for thu siispuion that an
Tho outromo of this Nlciragunn Incident Ulopomeiit was contempt ited.
is also felt by tho same diplomatists to bo When .Mr. Wickn was seen to-day ni
inn 01 oik iiucaiiee 10 vi'iieaueM, anil It is tho leslilenco of his uncle, Mr. Jlarilaon.
feared by them that, having onco dilveu In lio denied this finphalically, '
iv?,n"il',is?', TrVt.S J 'f ii,1:.1." ..?."i Jf.01.1 - " '", I .,"MIsNelson Is' In, tho liouso hero and
ill i i-n-atdM tuitii.i nitre iu uu uu nmrrijju mc am Drtbent.
with very vigorous measures n tho in liter . was his statement. M '
SL'i'Y.iriSf.ri1.?.? feVL'iV'".?.1''6"..?.."'' ' .AT-."I'e" wM.iinvvlllIni? to make any
iii,ri upiuuauoii 01 mis peculiar state of
nit tliu (things, bin In answer to a question, said
ni.pre- that tho marriage was perfectly nsrceablo
of our I to tho families of both,
;er nuy Miss Nelson Is a daughter of Mr. Georco
of ho , Nelson, of this city. Two years ago
,J"rl."f ?''? as 'W.'"' ot tho Priests of I'allas
onco establlshliu; heiself ns tho mistress
of the Oiiuoco. It Is felt heio that thu
explanation of this peculiar state of
Eon .Wnno '? WPE l&V&U .-.feiViraeabio
Sun .SiimmSrihlirit'l." '." " "" -V"". " "'" tlla Ul UUWI.
,1 x.r . ., . i.t e-Aiecicti
.iter .iu..ii.Ki.aii Bove'iiiiiieut win oner any
no. ...1.1 ...uktn.i.A ... . 1. . .....II.. . ..
...,.,. ii.i.iiiii.r ,! tun ja.tuiiii;
Ilrltlsh forces, still It Is feoied that
ments will certalnlv bn brmiLfht niieht ,.
any moment lead to another outbreak, wind.
nut uu in a Keuvrui war. ino tenure of tho
present Mcaraguan government is nono too
secure, and it is felt it would be expecting
almost too much from It to hope It could
resist successfully an Impulse of tho peonla
towards war; Ihen. shnnlu time. Yr... tl.,
out probable success fur their tide la t ii
3 CltV. her tliel.i
Miss Nelson will
lMetlou VVrll. ut Vulluiuu.
Chicago, 111.. April 2l.-Vrlts of eviction
were llylng thick ami fast upou tho people
of I'ulliiiati to-day. about 200 notice being
berved. All of thoo served with writs wero
many months behind with the rents. No
actual evictions 'win bv uiudo before Uj-y i.
used lhe names of a large number of lioiiio
nieiuliers who votetl for tho Steele fellovv-
K'Nh'lf ie'!,1a.(ttoatsul hy ",0 'u". &
kmivy Just who bad written tho article. It
Ii.ih been fiiely suggestetl that Mr. Julian
ot Kansas city, knows moro about tbo in til
Asked yeslormyi "Do you en
Bravo tho I itest cards, thoso e.
eiiant small thin oncs.aiid furnish
a plitu for S5 (.entaV" AVo iik
biueil her that tliey weio tho
very latest and Jl.CO tho reirular
pilco also that 100 cards from
jdato vvould only cost CO cents
ami that all tho goods through
out tho liouso wero cut propor
tionately, lle.iutlful silk umbrellas that
sold for $j, aio now $3, and others
up to Si and $10.
Diamonds, lino Roms, mounted
In lings for ?30, were $50. otlu-ra
laiger and smaller also set In
rings and utuds.
Clocks less -10 per cent discount.
Solid silver less 40 per cent dls.
Art goods less 40 per cent tils-count.
Send for samples.
Itept-.lts Her -lateinent 'I ll it
llusl.iiitl Miuil.i.il Ills I'.illu r
Port Scott, Kis , April 21 -(Special ) Tho
ptincipul i . nt In the case of Noah Strevll,
on trial hue for the miii.li r of his father,
was the tt .timonv of his wife, who had
formerlv made a statement accusing him
of the crime. A huge ctowd was present
and the Interest In hi r story was Intense.
Her stor.v was as lollovvs: "Noah left our
house i'rlduv, .Man h 1.".. the night tho min
der was committed, e.ulv In tho afternoon
He did not return until about 2 o'clock
lu the night. When 1 asked him whole he
hail been, he saltl: 'i'or (lod's sake don't
fuss nt ine for I've Just done a cilme I'll
never gel forgiven, ss fot ' I aked lidu
what lie me ml and h it plied: 'Nora, 1'vu
killed no f.itlnr' lie then told me how
he tlitl It. II. said' 'I was talking to tho
old man when 1 told him to put some wood
on the III."; as he loui.il forward to tlo
so I struck him on tin- head with a slick
of wood and then pull, tl him huik and cut
his thio.it.' He had blood on bis hands
and elolhts, width he binned. Ho said:
'If you ever till a living soul nbout It I'll
kill ou and the babies and thou end my
ow u life.' "
She was on the stand neirly four hours
ninl was subjei t. d to the must rigid cross
examination by the nttornes for the de
ft use, but her st Ut mult could not bo
ch lngetl in anj way.
Tile tlrftiise t laiui they will prove she
has a motlvu fur uicuslng her husband of
HOSTS OF REPUBLICANS.
Topi ka rilling Up Mill, llilegut.s to tho
League I'llll. Conn iiilou 'I he"rti
All for Morrill.
Topeka, Kas., April 21 -(Speclnl.) The
Tlcpiibltcan elans are arriving lu Topeka by
squads and platoons to-diy nnd to-night,
ami It Is esilmited that there will be nt
least J,UOj delegates and visitors attendant
upon tho annual meeting of tho Suite ll
pui.lle.iu League, whkh opens to-morrow.
A tel. ,'i.nn has bien t., tdvol Irom Con
gressinin Dolllver w tilth assures the com
mittee that he will be on hand tu deliver
the addicss to-nionovv night.
A L.ireful ruiivass of the delegates who
liivo iiln .uly univ.,1 discloses tho f.u t
!. 'VV v.'Tm '1.'",' '"''''whelming majoilty
vvhlih will sit down haul upon any nt
tenipt to rniit Hi.- administration of 0.,v
emor Morilll. A inijoilty of tho delegates
are satlsiied with the iceoul tho govtrnoi
has so far made, but even those of tho
politic I ms who me oiicndid at some of the
governors aituoltitinents km. .i, t .. ....!..
be Inipiopcr for the league to make nn ex.
presslun upon the. matter In uny wav.
'ihe convent on ofth.; Women's Keptib
llc.in Association will also be held lo-iiior-row.
and It Is eMifi'teit to attract a largo
number ot tho bilght women of tho stau
FOUL MURDERAT TOPEKA,
Will Link Matdics the lingular of , Pr
.lones, Win. Walks u Jllnck
un, I lllo.
Topeki, Kas., April SI. (Special ) To-
night Just before .lark Will Link tlashtd
neck ot l'uter Jones with a i.iznr.
WALL PAL'ER CLEANER,
A child can use it, and it'll only
tako ono bov: for walls and coiling of
a largo room.
Will also clean window shades.
Ilk A 0X.
Don't trust to your own knowledge
in tho selection of a Corset. Let tho
salesperson of long experience in
Corset selling toll you what stylo to
wear you, of course, to dcoitlo upon
If a lady with a stoul, nlumi) fi"-
tiro buys a Corset that's extra long
ami mailo for a tall, slondcr person
(and many do) and attempts to weai
it, you know tho result dissatisfac
tion and mortification. Take a com
mon souse view of the caso anli r0t
tho stylo Corset that's be.it -uliipteif to
your ligttio and let tho ovporiuueoil
salesperson tell you which om.
Your noighbor looks well in otio
Corset you probably couldn't wear
tho same style, but another ono
would bo just suited to you.
You'll liud horo every good mal.o
in imported and domostio Coiots
tho best and most expensive thu
good, at a ltttlo price von select.
Thoie's tho "Ta'-so," tho cele
brated French Corset a littlo high
in price, but it is superior to all other
Corsets supeiior in overy particu
lar. It ha-, served as a model i'or
many imitations, nono of which havo
coiuo any v hero near equaling it in
lit, liuUli or material. You'll ask,
"What aro its chief points of excel
lence?" Wo say long, tapering
waist, gracefully curved back, easily
fitting hips, linos of tho bust and
shoulders so proportioucd in each
model as to insuro tho "roatost ad
vantage in appearance, while afford
ing perfect oasis to wearer.
This storo is tho only placo in our
city wheio you can got this, tho
"best" Corset made. C-5.75 to $17.
As wo havo said, wo also havo
ovoiy other well known niako a
niUGUY, IilRil, TIIAYfiR & CO.,
. . L Jfj
R. W, HOCKER,
103 Alalu Street. Trustee.
mo woiiutieii man walked a block and
then fell dead in tho stieet. A luriv !
colored men and boys li.nl been loitering
at a street corner in tho west part of
town. As n young girl pasi.ed thu wind
blow- her bklrts over her head mid the
crowd commented to Jeei. l.luk. who is
UKt-d ubout 1!.. said that hu would kill tho
...... ,.m ,u., pei, lein. tries UIIOIIl u
Sister Of his. Jouef, iigeti nbout " re.
it.irl.-oil lint he would make such a reinaik
about Link's tUlcr If ho hid one 'ink
went home, piocuii-d a iu.or. leisurely
w.illied up to Jones and, without wanting
bl.islicd him across the net k In a fearful
maimer. Jones walked a block toward,
hs own home, trvlng to slop tho How ot
blood with his hinds, but fell dead just
as ho reached tho lirst coiner. The sheriff
and police are out after Link, but up tu
a latu hour had not apprehended hliu.
vicinity nut inn .miv ' winiAv,"
Alls iF.iiiu Ad mis Is .Now I, irl.agn Innpecl-
or in i uu ago.
Chicago, April SI. Miss Jano Adams, nf
Hull house, civil federation and municipal
reform fame, will, lu the future, wear thu
olliclal star of the city department of
publlo works under the lapel of her Jacket
She was to-day appointed garbage ini
bpector In tho Nineteenth wnid by Major
bnlft and will begin to-morrow devoting
herself to watching thu movements of the
contractor for removing garbage and
cleaning tho streets lu tho distiict west
from the Chicago river to Throop street.
Miss Adams has for tome, jcars been un
active worker in the cause of municipal
reform and has taken a prominent part
la tho politics of city, couuly and slate,
her position being becoud to that of no
woman in the state.
ComproiuUi'd ut 10 I'er Out.
Ellsworth, Kas.. April 5 .-(Special.) The
county commissioners to-day compromised
with Ihe bondsmen ot ex-Treasurer Dick,
who defaulted last October for tM.M. The
board accented an orfoi or iti.nn tout m
act ccut ot the amount ttoK'u.
(JAM. IIV .lilt.
Uu Auks for a lit pint on
1 I.I Ilk i..
Topeki. Kas.. April SI -(Special.) Hank
Commissioner lireidcnth.il his Issued an of.
llclnl tall to tho banks of Kansas for a
report, within ten days. o their llnanclal
Tho bank commissioner also addresses a
communication to boards of directors ot
banks asking for n report In wrltlnc of thu
vaiuo oi securnies iieia by tlielr banks,
together with depreciation thereon, if uny.
lu conclusion, tho commlstlouer says!
"1 would lespeettully cull your ntten
I on lo tho fact ihat tho courts nro huldlni;
that bink illrectois are piroon.iily respon
sible for the proper management thereof,
and will be held liable lor any lostes that
limy ncciir. where It can be shown that
they have been derelict lu their duty.."
AN OHIO 1'IOMU-ll III.'.U),
Tbo. ins t". lluiliy I'litsc Away N'cur Sprlns-
lieltl, Aged HU.
Springfield, O,, April SI. Thomas C. llus-
by, a pioneer, residing near here, died lo.
d ly, aued 60 ye.its, Mr, liusby had tho;
honor ut Introducing liovernor McKlnley
to the llrst lialltle.il nieellng ho ever ud
diessed outsldo of his own district. U'hu
bpeech, uu ixpetlme)ital one, proved a,
stepping btono to success, Mr. llusby's
father was a quartermaster In the war of
ISIS, and his grandfather a revolutlonarv
boldler. Ills tl vu suivlvlng tons aio all
pruinluent newspaper, men. Willi mi li!
liusby Is luauaglng editor of the I'hleago
Inter Ocean; .Hamilton liusby is editor of
the Tuif. l"lelii and I'arra, L. W. liusby. uf
tbo Inter Ocean: T, A. liusby, of the Rail,
way Age. und O. A. liusby, of the Hallway
Ovtrcouu, by foul Air lu u Well.
Atchison, Kas.. April St (Special.)
Oeorge Clurey, while dlgBlng a well this
uflernoon, vvus overcomo by bad air. Ills
cousin, John Clarey, went down ufter him
and was almost overcome himself befoia
he could rescue the lusenblble mau.
CUrey U la a ery critical cswlttlou.